George Meers, an ordinary American, is on the uneasy edge of middle age.
He is bored with his job, his wife, his children, and his life. But, one day, everything changes.
A mysterious government agency offers George an undercover assignment in Europe that he cannot turn down.
At first, it seems George’s prayers have been answered. He is living the life he always dreamed of. In an Eric Ambler world, George finds himself surrounded by beautiful, willing women, exotic places, sinister enemies, just the right amount of violence, and ultimate safety.
But there are questions surrounding George’s new life, questions that need to be answered…
What was George doing with the lovely Frenchwoman Anna, and why was she encouraging him to do whatever he wanted with her, on the very night he met her?
How does Dukakis know everything about George? Why was Murchison back in George’s life, did he have an ulterior motive? Who is Fuwalda, what does he want?
And most importantly, George Meers knew he was a man with a mission. But what that mission was, he had to find out…
Then, everything falls apart. George stumbles onto the truth about his employers and what he is being used for.
Is George in more trouble than he could ever imagine?
He’s already in too deep, and now he has realised that this is no nice old-fashioned romantic dream. This is a modern nightmare.
A Job Abroad is a thrilling spy novel about a man drawn into a nightmare world of dirty tricks and bloody action.
What Others Are Saying
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– Kirkus Reviews
“An inventive and worldly spy thriller… not to be missed!”
– Library Journal
“A new kind of antihero in a thriller filled with fine touches and telling detail.”
– New York Times
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